Thomas Hayne Upchurch, AIA


The University of Texas at Austin
        Master of Architecture, 1981

Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
        Bachelor of Environmental Design, Cum Laude, 1978


National Council of Architectural Registration Board, Certificate Number 59286
Texas #11743
Florida #RA92483
Georgia #RA011601
Pennsylvania #RA404877


Upchurch Architects, Inc., Brenham, Texas  –  1994 - present

Responsibilities include project leadership, primary client contact, planning, project design, construction documentation, and construction administration.

Wildwood Pool House, Dallas, Texas
Christ Lutheran Day School
, Brenham, Texas
Ranch Complex
, Washington County, Texas
Ernie’s, An American Bistro
, Brenham, Texas
Falls Community Hospital and Clinic, Marlin, Texas
Cleveland Economic Development Corporation, Cleveland, Texas
Neely Building, Bellville, Texas
Dillon Street Residence One, Brenham, Texas
Allen Building, Luling, Texas
101 South Baylor Street, Brenham, Texas
MD Anderson, Bastrop, Texas
City of Brenham, Brenham, Texas
     Brenham Greenways Project
     City Hall           
     Fireman’s Park Kitchen Building
     Municipal Building Evaluations
     Municipal Court / Personnel Offices
     Vulcan / Baylor Street Parking Lots
QuestVapco, Brenham, Texas
Brenham Housing Authority, Brenham, Texas
Main Street Brenham, Brenham, Texas    
     Alamo Alley
     Belle's Alley
     Brenham Farmer’s Market
Cuthbert Avenue Residence, Midland, Texas
Dillon Street Residence Two, Brenham, Texas
Trinity Medical Center, Brenham, Texas
     Medical Office Building
Brenham Veterinary Hospital, Brenham Texas
University of Texas at Austin, Winedale, Texas
Charlestown Residence, Dallas, Texas
Ross Street Residence, Brenham, Texas
Artist Studio, Zionsville, Texas
Brenham Family Practice, Brenham, Texas
Walnut Hill Pool House, Brenham, Texas
Hospice Austin, Austin, Texas
     Spicecreek Executive Center
     Christopher House
404 East Main Street, Brenham, Texas
Seton Healthcare Network, Austin, Texas         
     Seton Southwest Healthcare Center
          In association with HKS, Inc., Dallas, Texas
     Seton Southwest Minor Emergency Center
     Seton Medical Park Tower and Seton Northwest Health Plaza
          Anthony Hicks, M.D.
          Austin Cardiovascular Associates        
          Austin Infectious Disease Consultants
          Clinical Pathology Laboratories, Patient Services Center
          Premier Eye Care
          Seton Good Health School
          Southwest Regional Cancer Center
          Travis Physicians Associates - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Austin Cardiovascular Associates, Austin, Texas
Travis OB/GYN Associates, Austin, Texas
Capitol Cardiovascular Associates, Austin, Texas
City of Austin, Texas
     Rebekah Baines Johnson Health Center
          In association with Laurie Smith Design Associates, Austin, Texas.
Creekbend Residence, Brenham, Texas
108 South Echols, Caldwell, Texas
Cedar Circle Residence, Brenham, Texas
Moorman, Tate, Moorman, Urquhart & Haley, LLP, Brenham, Texas
Bay Street Residence, Gulf Breeze, Florida
Washington County Abstract, Brenham, Texas
101 North St. Charles Street, Brenham, Texas
Lee County Residence, Fedor, Texas
Austin Independent School District, Austin, Texas
     In association with McGuckin + Okamoto Architects, Austin, Texas
          Barton Hills Elementary School
          Dawson Elementary School
          Zilker Elementary School           
Safe Place, Austin, Texas
     Family Shelter
     Women’s Shelter
AIDS Services of Austin, Austin, Texas
Shady Lane Residence, Brenham, Texas
Rabb Road Residence, Austin, Texas
El Buen Samaritano Episcopal Mission, Austin, Texas
Bailey Square Surgical Center, Austin, Texas
Urban Renewals, Boston, Massachusetts
Dallas Historic Tree Coalition, Dallas, Texas
Graphic Designer’s Studio, Dallas, Texas
Little Creel Lodge, Chama, New Mexico
Pedernales Development Co., Dallas, Texas
     Beechwood Residence, Dallas, Texas
     Gulfstream Residence, Dallas, Texas
     Cedar Brush Residence, Dallas, Texas
     Northwood Residence, Dallas, Texas
     Wildwood Residence, Dallas, Texas
Winery, Washington County, Texas

The Bower Downing Partnership, Inc., Austin, Texas  –  1982-1994

Served as Project Manager; responsibilities included project design, coordination of project documentation, construction administration, consultant contact, client contact, master planning, and interview presentations.

Selected projects:

Citizens Medical Center, Victoria, Texas
Shannon Medical Center, San Angelo, Texas
Angleton-Danbury General Hospital, Angleton, Texas
Brackenridge Hospital, Austin, Texas
Yoakum Community Hospital, Yoakum, Texas
University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi
Oak Creek Hospital, Houston, Texas
Mercy Hospital of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana

Frank Welch Associates, Midland, Texas  –  1981-1982

The Klein Partnership, Houston, Texas  –  1977-1978

Affiliations / Honors:

American Institute of Architects
     National Committee on Design, 1988 - present
     Participation including attendance at international design conferences, with
     architectural study tours, in Yokohama, Japan (1992) and Helsinki, Finland
     (1989), as well as numerous conferences and study tours throughout the
     United States.

Texas Society of Architects
     William W. Caudill, FAIA, Award for Young Professional Achievement in
          Recognition of Outstanding Service in Leadership Development, 1997
     Vice President – Public Activities, 2005, 2006
     Director, Brazos Chapter, 2010 - 2011
     Chair, Publications Committee (Texas Architect magazine), 2003, 2004;
          Publications committee member, 2000 - 2011
     Chair, State Convention Committee, 1998
     Co-Chair - Sustainable Environment Committee, 2007

AIA Brazos, A Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
     Architecture In Schools Program with First Baptist Church School, Brenham, Texas, 2010 - 2011
     President 2003; Chapter Officer, 2002 - 2004

AIA Austin, A Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
     President, 1996; Chapter Officer, 1993 - 1997
     Chair, Design Awards Committee, 1991 - 1993;
     Design Awards Committee Member, 1990 - 1995
     Strategic Planning Committee, 1994

Boys and Girls Club of Washington County
     President, 2004, 2006;
     Board of Directors, 2001-2006

Main Street Brenham
     Chair, downtown Master Plan Steering Committee, 2011 - 2012
     Board of directors, 2011 - 2012
     Economic Restructuring Committee, 2005 - present
     Chair, Design Committee, 2002

Washington County, Texas, Chamber of Commerce
     Leadership Washington County, Class of 2001

The Charles W. Moore Foundation
     Advisory Board, 1995 – 2000

LRGVA AIA Design Awards
     Juror, LRGVA AIA Design Awards 2011

Modern Healthcare
     Juror, Modern Healthcare 2006 Design Awards

Texas Masonry Council
     Juror, Golden Trowel Awards, 1999

Central Texas Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc.
     Jury Chair, “Excellence in Construction” Awards Program, 1993 - 1996

University of Texas at Austin
     Consultant, Advanced Design Studio, School of Architecture, 1993

Texas Photographic Society
     “Members Only” juried exhibition, 1989, 1992

Honored and Published Projects:

        Wildwood Pool House, dallas, texas
             2011 Excellence in Architecture Honor Award, AIA Brazos

        Christ Lutheran Day School, Brenham, Texas
             2007 Excellence in Architecture Citation Award, AIA Brazos

101 South Baylor, brenham, texas
     2007 Best Commercial Interior, Texas Downtown Association Awards

Ernie’s, An American Bistro, brenham, texas
     Finalist–Best Adaptive Re-use, Texas Downtown Association Awards,
     November, 2004

Shannon Women’s and Children’s Center, San Angelo, Texas
     Honorable Mention Award, Texas Architecture for Health Design Awards Competition, co-      sponsored by the Texas Hospital Association and Texas Society of Architects, 1994
     (while employed with the bower downing partnership, inc.)

Wildwood Pool House, dallas, texas
     Texas Architect, "Simple Serendipity", January / February 2013

Dillion Street Residence One, brenham, texas
     Texas Live Magazine, "Architects & Builders", May / June 2008

Ranch Complex, washington county, texas
     Texas Live Magazine, "Building in Washington County", April / May 2007

Christ Lutheran Day School, Brenham, Texas
     Texas Architect,  “Playing it Up”, July / August, 2006
     Texas Architect, “Through a Child’s Eyes”, January / February, 2005

Brackenridge Hospital, Austin, Texas
     Texas Architect, “Growing Room”, May, 1993
     Health Facilities Management, “Hospital Doubles Size of Emergency Center -
     Without Disrupting Care”, December, 1992 (while employed with the bower downing
     partnership, inc.)

Published Articles:

        Texas Architect, "cabin on flathead lake", September / October 2011
             Review of Cabin on Flathead Lake, Polson, Montana

        Texas Architect, "Enfield Residence", January / February 2010
             Review of Enfield residence, Austin, Texas

Texas Architect,"Bold Identity", November / December 2009
     Review of Oiltanking, Texas City, Texas

Texas Architect,"'Cleansing' History in Santa Fe", March / April 2009
     Editorial describing the removal of historic structures of the Santa Fe Indian School,
     Santa Fe, New Mexico

Texas Architect,"A World of Small Wonders", May / June 2008
     Review of Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas, Austin, Texas

Texas Architect, “Planning to Grow”, January / February 2002
     Review of Master Plan 2000, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, Texas